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NIU enrollment falls by 527 students

Fall 2014 Enrollment

Northern Star Staff

September 11, 2014

NIU President Doug Baker will push for a rise in retention between the fall and spring semesters as the university copes with a 527-student decline in enrollment from fall 2013 to this semester.Enrollment has fallen to 20,611 from last fall’s 21,138, a 2.5 percent drop. NIU’s enrollment has dropp...

NIU on enrollment decrease

Jessica Sabbah

April 27, 2011

Chicago resident Craig Thompson is a junior at Marist High School and has began his college search. He is looking for a college that is semi-close to home and somewhere he can have an enjoyable college experience. Thompson is just one example of the thousands of high school students that institutions like NIU...